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Bloodmobile visits Auburn City Hall; donors urgently needed

Due to snow and icy roads, Bloodworks Northwest has lost 1,500 donations in the last several days. Bloodworks Northwest’s blood inventory is at emergency levels… Continue reading

  • Feb 12, 2019

National Weather Service: latest forecast at a glance

Steady precipitation will continue through about mid-day. The rain/snow line is hovering near Seattle currently with heavy, wet snow to the north and rain to… Continue reading

  • Feb 12, 2019

MultiCare Auburn workers set informational picket for quality care Feb. 21

MultiCare Auburn Medical Center caregivers and supporters will gather for an informational picket for quality health care Thursday, Feb. 21 from 2:30 to 5 p.m.… Continue reading

  • Feb 11, 2019

Rep. Stokesbary introduces joint memorial supporting Puerto Rico as 51st state

A 51st state? Rep. Drew Stokesbary says the time has come for the United States to make that happen for the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.… Continue reading

  • Feb 11, 2019

Help design new South King County recycling, garbage transfer station with online open house

People interested in helping to design a new recycling and garbage transfer station that will serve residents and businesses in South King County are invited… Continue reading

  • Feb 11, 2019
Due to heavy overnight snowfall and dangerous roadway conditions across the region, King County Metro will operate only routes on its Emergency Snow Network Sunday, with service on just 60 core routes and shuttles that the city of Seattle and other jurisdictions prioritized for snow and ice removal. COURTESY PHOTO, King County Metro

King County Metro continues Emergency Snow Network into Monday and Tuesday, possibly longer

Riders should be prepared for crowding and potentially longer waits at bus stops on Monday and Tuesday as Metro operates on the Emergency Snow Network,… Continue reading

  • Feb 10, 2019
Due to heavy overnight snowfall and dangerous roadway conditions across the region, King County Metro will operate only routes on its Emergency Snow Network Sunday, with service on just 60 core routes and shuttles that the city of Seattle and other jurisdictions prioritized for snow and ice removal. COURTESY PHOTO, King County Metro

Warming shelters opening in Auburn

Auburn has opened warming shelters. • Sla-Hal Shed Warming Shelter, 38911 172 Second Ave. SE. 253-261-4724 or 253-258-1066. Sunday-Thursday, Feb. 3-14. • Ray of Hope… Continue reading

  • Feb 10, 2019

Calm between the storms

Snow covers Auburn; more on the way as another front looms | UPDATES

  • Feb 10, 2019

Stables open for winter training at Emerald Downs

Track officials hope to be up to 1,000 horses by opening day, April 20

  • Feb 9, 2019

Another storm wave rolls in, socks Auburn, valley; crews work to keep up with conditions

City equipped to respond, service roads as snow, ice set in throughout the area | UPDATED

  • Feb 9, 2019

Auburn Parks, Arts & Rec facility closures, schedule (Feb. 8-11)

The city of Auburn Parks, Arts & Recreation has announced the following facility and activity closures and schedule changes amid the weekend winter storm: Friday,… Continue reading

  • Feb 8, 2019

Legislation targets missing and murdered indigenous women epidemic

Savanna’s Act co-sponsored by U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-WA); Washington ranks among highest in nation

Sikh community fattens Auburn Food bank pantry with generous donation

During the recent partial government shutdown, the local Sikh temple, Gurudwara Sacha Marag, United Sikhs and other Sikh organizations upped their usual generous giving game… Continue reading

Auburn Police blotter | Feb. 8

Auburn Police responded to the following calls for service, among many others, between Jan. 29 and Feb. 2: Jan. 29 Theft: 8:30 p.m., 1002 Outlet… Continue reading

  • Feb 8, 2019

VRFA fire and rescue blotter | Feb. 8

The Valley Regional Fire Authority responded to 255 calls for service between Jan. 28 and Feb. 3, among them the following: Jan. 28 Garage fire:… Continue reading

  • Feb 8, 2019

City heading into the red by 2024

Without cutting programs or adding revenue, Auburn faces budget challenges

Auburn could get 6 inches of snow | Updated chart

Storm to hit Friday night

  • Feb 7, 2019
Infant with measles. Photo courtesy of Washington State Department of Health/Centers for Disease Control

Mandatory MMR vaccine a possibility in Washington state

Measles outbreak slows as four new cases are confirmed in Oregon.

Infant with measles. Photo courtesy of Washington State Department of Health/Centers for Disease Control